Western Cape Police say two
suspects aged 22 and 25 year old were arrested for allegedly dealing in drugs
Police received information
from the community that people are selling drugs in Siyahlala, Smarty town,
The members immediately
followed up the information and the following drugs was confiscated. 539 dagga
fingers, seven powdered mandrax tablets, 15 three quarter mandrax and 15 half
The suspects are expected to
appear in Paarl Magistrates’ Court once charged.
Meanwhile, Centane Police arrested three suspects all males aged 27, 31 and
40 for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.
The suspects were arrested on
Thursday along Main Street in Centane.
The police were patrolling and
did stop and search operations when they came across a suspicious vehicle with
the three suspects.
The vehicle was stopped and
the pistol with ammunition were found inside their vehicle.
The firearm’s serial numbers
were scratched off. No one had a licence to possess the firearm.
All the suspects were arrested
and charged with possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.
The firearm will be sent for
ballistic testing to establish if it was not used in the commission of crime.
All the suspects will appear
before the Centane Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
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